1. The Friendship Programme aims to promote internationalisation and knowledge of new cultures among both international students and local friends.
2. The programme is voluntary, and the international students and their local friends themselves decide how and when they meet. However, the participants should try to meet at least monthly. Successful friendship requires active participation from both sides!
Affordable exercise all season long with a single load!
The affordable Student Wristband is intended for students in upper secondary education (general upper secondary schools and vocational schools) and higher education institutions. The wristband encourages the user to exercise when it best suits their schedule. The Student Wristband is valid for six months from the date of purchase, and the user can use it once a day to access a sporting facility of their choice. The right to purchase the product requires a valid student card or certificate to be presented.
As a student you can work alongside your studies. You can for example have a part-time job and/or you can work during summer. Internship is often the first step for students towards work in their own field.
If you are looking for a job during your studies, higher education institutes’ services and other public services help you find job offers.
Course: How to become an entrepreneur in Finland
Where and when: Online course on Wednesdays 13.4., 4.5. and 25.5. at 14.00–15.30
Are you interested in studying in Turku? Below you can find a checklist to assist you in getting started with.
1) Study options in Turku
What are your study interests? Which particular degree programme(s) you wish to apply to?
1. Education from the top of the world
Finland is a Nordic welfare state where equality is the fundamental ideology behind education. International rankings agree with us, Finland is a great place to study. Finnish higher education consists of two complementary sectors: universities promoting research and academic education, and universities of applied sciences (=UAS) offering professional higher education with close ties to the working life.
The public health nurse of your academy helps you with matters related to illnesses. You can visit a public health nurse without an appointment in the mornings. Please note that the opening hours vary depending on the service point and due to the coronavirus situation.
Services of the public health nurse are:
Student Health Care provides health care services for students studying in upper secondary school and vocational school. The services are meant for students in lines of study which entitle student financial aid, with the following exceptions:
Check the latest recommendations and restrictions related to coronavirus in Turku
You can get student discounts, for example, in the following locations:
The City of Turku has launched a new season product aimed at students.
With a compelling alumni panel discussion and keynote speeches from international professionals currently working in Finland, this online career ev
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Annual student events in Turku
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Brigitta Majoros, a 23-year-old Serbian student of geoinformatics, and Megan Sikkinik, a 22-year-old student of n
Study in the summer, meet new friends and get to know Turku, Finland!
Summer School focuses on offering the summer school students courses with diverse teaching methods and interactive learning. There are both on-site and online courses and the course fees vary only between 45-75€!
Event organisers and volunteers are brought together by a volunteer database established by the Event Services of the City of Turku. The volunteer database makes the organisation of events easier and offers diverse opportunities for volunteers.
Student, come and enjoy exercise in good company without pressure, competition and comparison - completely free of charge! Hosted by CampusSport’s sports tutors, the "Just for fun" shift focuses on having fun and enjoying the movement. All the students of the universities and universities of applied sciences in Turku are welcome to join the shift.
Students and young adults are offered corona vaccinations in pop-up vaccination events. Both 1st and 2nd coronavirus vaccine doses will be given during pop-up events without appointment. The vaccinations are meant for Turku residents and students living in Turku.
Study in Turku organizes a webinar on Monday 19th of April for the international students studying in universities and universities of applied sciences in Turku. Our speaker in the webinar is an occupational health psychologist Ronnie Grandell who has specialized in the areas of self-compassion and compassionate therapy. Event is a free of charge.